Archive for 2014

NIH clarifies the 4-year limit for K99 postdoctoral applicants

The NIH has released a Notice of Clarification in regards to PA-12-042 “NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00).” The purpose the Notice is to clarify the eligibility requirement that K99 applicants must have no more than 4 years of postdoctoral research experience at the time of the initial application or resubmission or revision.  Specifically, this Notice describes situations in which time is not counted against the 4-year limit. The modified eligibility section now reads: … Read More

OCTRI: Novel Research Methodology Development Q&A session, Nov. 19

OCTRI’s Novel Research Methodology Development Award provides funding over a one-year period to encourage and accelerate the creation, dissemination, and implementation of novel translational and clinical research methodologies. Two levels of novel research methodology funding are available: 1. Development and dissemination of novel research methodologies (up to $25,000) 2. Publication/dissemination of novel research methodologies (up to $5,000) For examples of pilot projects that would be viewed as responsive please see the full request for applications … Read More

American Asthma Foundation seeking investigators outside the field of asthma

The American Asthma Foundation is looking to draw outstanding early- and mid-career scientists from other fields into the study of asthma. The Scholars Program is designed to achieve this goal by supporting highly innovative research from all fields relevant to asthma. Most scholars will be studying asthma for the first time. Award: Up to $150,000 per year for up to three years. Deadline: February 4, 2015 Eligibility: Applicants should have an independent research program with … Read More

Research courtyard: Construction project starting soon

The third phase of the North Campus Utility Plant project behind Richard Jones Hall is expected to begin Saturday, Nov. 8, and continue in stages into the new year. The work includes positioning a crane in the research courtyard, lifting materials and equipment over the top of RJH, and installing supports and cooling towers on the backside of RJH and the Vollum Institute. If you work in the affected areas or have visitors, impacts may … Read More

Letters of Intent for OCTRI biomedical innovation program due Nov. 12

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is now accepting letters of intent to apply for its Biomedical Innovation Program. The program cultivates and selects promising translational projects that develop new biomedical devices, diagnostics, and software with the objective of moving innovative technologies to clinical application, making a meaningful impact on human health. Deadline: Letters of intent due Nov. 12, 2014 Amount: Up to $40,000 over one year Eligibility: Principal investigators must fit OHSU eligibility … Read More

Symposium on Genome Instability, Oct. 24

In response to a growing interest in research strategies for the early detection of cancers, Dr. Joe Gray of the Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine, Dr. R. Stephen Lloyd of the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and Dr. Brian Druker of the Knight Cancer Institute are hosting a symposium titled Genomic Instability and Cancer: Early Detection and Novel Therapeutics. The main topic will be early detection of cancer using genomic instability as a marker. Speakers … Read More

DoD Broad Agency Announcement for Extramural Medical Research

The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command has a new funding opportunity available: the Extramural Medical Research program. This program must be for basic and applied research and must be for scientific study and experimentation directed toward advancing the state-of-the-art or increasing knowledge and understanding rather than focusing on a specific system or hardware solution. Research and development funded through this program are intended and expected to benefit and inform both military and civilian … Read More

Event: What Can Your Genes Tell You?

Please Join Us for the 2014 Portland Series Launch: What Can Your Genes Tell You? Value, validity and implications of direct to consumer genetic testing for personal health data. Co-facilitated by Summer Cox, MPH and Shaban Demirel, PhD. October 21, 2014 5:45 – 7:30 p.m. The Lucky Labrador Pub (all ages) 915 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97214 $5 General Admission Includes discussion and first glass of wine/beer if 21+ REGISTER at http://www.nwabr.org/communityconversation/portland What are … Read More

NIH Common Fund Video Competition winners announced

Did you know that the NIH Common Fund was holding a video competition to commemorate its 10-year anniversary? Neither did we, but after seeing this Common Fund rap, we will definitely be going with the Common Fund.

TTBD Lunch & Learn: Keeping a Lab Notebook, Oct. 21

A laboratory notebook is critical to document research that may form the basis of a patentable invention. An accurate record can show who made the invention, the contributions of each inventor, and how the invention was made. Senior Technology Development Manager Michele Gunness will lead this seminar to present updates on patent law and best practices to maintain your laboratory notebook to assist your attorney when preparing a patent application and providing support to your … Read More

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